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Canberra Capitals down Adelaide Lightning

Sport.  Canberra Capitals players Jessica Bibby and Carly Wilson celebrate their win over Adelaide at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Canberra Capitals toppled the Adelaide Lightning at the AIS Arena on Friday night.

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Adelaide Lightning dashes Canberra Capitals' hopes

Sport.  WNBL Canberra Capitals vs Adelaide Lightning at AIS Arena.    Canberra Capitals player Jessica Bibby takes a shot.  11 January 2014.  Canberra Times photo Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals are adamant they can avoid slumping to their worst season in more than a decade, despite suffering a heartbreaking 11-point loss at the AIS Arena on Saturday.

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Logan Thunder out of WNBL

Natalie Hurst of the Canberra Capitals and Kristen Veal of Logan Thunder during a WNBL game in December.

Roy Ward The WNBL will play with only eight teams next season after Logan Thunder withdrew from the league on Monday.

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Four Canberra Capitals to be named in extended world championships squad

Capitals player Carley Mijovic has been named in the extended Opals squad for the world championships, along with Lauren Jackson, Abby Bishop and Nat Hurst.

David Polkinghorne Extremely mobile, great ball-handling skills and athletic - they're the tools Opals coach Brendan Joyce believes could help Canberra Capitals forward Carley Mijovic make the final squad for the world...

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Canberra Capitals move to Tuggeranong for winning feeling

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals will consider moving games back to Tuggeranong next season to cut costs.

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Capitals must dig deep to reverse slide

Abby Bishop

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals star Abby Bishop has implored her teammates to find some ''mongrel''.

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Court time the aim for Caps' McAppion

Sport.  New Canberra Capitals recruits and former ACT junior players Tara Hay and Sarah McAppion ready to play after finishing University study in the US.  30 September 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Sarah McAppion is using the transition from star act to role player for the Capitals to redefine her game.

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Gutsy Canberra Capitals back on track

Sport.  Canberra Capitals players celebrate after their win over Adelaide at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Desire, desperation and determination. They were the key ingredients the Capitals used to revive their season.

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Honesty best policy for Capitals' revival

Sport.  Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf during the game at the AIS Arena.  25 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin and Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals can credit a forthright honesty session for helping kick-start their WNBL campaign.

Achieving remarkable double fails to douse Dalton's fire

Karen Dalton

David Sygall As she contemplates yet another milestone in her remarkable life in basketball and scans the years for her favourite memory, Karen Dalton thinks back to a time before all the Sydney Uni Flames...

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Karen Dalton nets unprecedented double

David Sygall As she contemplates yet another milestone in her remarkable life in basketball and scans the years for her favourite memory, Karen Dalton thinks back to before nearly all the players she coaches at...

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Late pain for Capitals as fast-finishing Boomers edge narrow thriller

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals fall further behind the play-off race after an agonising loss to the Melbourne Boomers.

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Canberra Capitals star Abby Bishop wants to shut down Suzy Batkovic, the Townsville Fire's most dangerous weapon

SPORT: Canberra Capitals v Bendigo Bank Spirit at the AIS Arena, Canberra. Capitals player Abby Bishop reacts during the match. 20th October 2013. Photo by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop is hoping she can use her intricate knowledge of Suzy Batkovic to her advantage on Friday.

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Basketball: Canberra Capitals' Carly Wilson eyes more glory following WNBL honour

Lee Gaskin She's always been pretty in pink, and the WNBL's newest life member wants to bring back her trademark socks to cap her career.

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Abby Bishop's best yet to come, says coach Carrie Graf

Sport: Canberra Capitals  V Logan Thunder. Capitals player Abby Bishop and Logan player Emma Langford in action. 20th of December 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin Canberra Capitals coach and former Australian mentor Carrie Graf believes star forward Abby Bishop can be a cornerstone of the Opals team for the next decade as she becomes one of the most dominant...

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The Capitals welcome their new cardinal Abby Bishop

London Olympic Games  2012
Basketball at Olympic Park , Australia v China in the womens quarter final , Australia's Abby Bishop competes for a rebound against Song Gao
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Tuesday the 7th of August 2012

Chris Dutton They missed out on superstar Lauren Jackson but the Canberra Capitals have declared Abby Bishop ‘‘the next best thing’’.

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Star pair out to make up for poor start

Natalie Hurst.

Jon Tuxworth Marquee players Natalie Hurst and Abby Bishop are pushing themselves to kick-start the Canberra Capitals' season.

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Capitals pull no punches in bid to bounce back

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.  Canberra Capitals player Abby Bishop during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Chris Dutton Abby Bishop hopes a brutally honest assessment of their round-one flop will inspire the six-time WNBL champions.

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Bibby shelves retirement plans after mojo returns

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.  Canberra Capitals player Jessica Bibby find a gap past Sydney Flames defence during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth Before last season, Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby was second guessing her ability and considered hanging up the boots.

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Depleted Capitals run out of steam

Sport. WNBL Canberra Capitals Vs Sydney Flames.  Sydney Flames player Lauren King and Canberra Capitals player Abby Bishop during the game at the AIS Arena.   5 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals are hopeful much-needed reinforcements will be on deck next week after they were taught a rebounding lesson in an 84-73 road loss to Adelaide on Sunday.